Joanne Dru cause of death

Joanne Dru’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) January 31, 1922

Death Date September 10, 1996

Age of Death 74 years

Cause of Death Respiratory Disease

Profession Movie Actress

The movie actress Joanne Dru died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leading lady who starred in the 1949 western She Wore A Yellow Ribbon and the 1948 film Red River.

She became a model in New York at age eighteen and soon began to find stage work.

She starred in the short-lived comedy series Guestward HO! as Babs Hotten.

Personal Life

She married her fourth husband, C.V. Wood, in 1972. She had three children named Richard, Helen and Barbara.

She co-starred in the 1951 western film Vengeance Valley with Burt Lancaster.

How did Joanne Dru die?

Dru died in Los Angeles, California on September 10, 1996, aged 74, from a respiratory ailment that developed from lymphedema, a result of chemotherapy she had received over her lifetime, according to her brother. Her ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean.